GW Career Connect

GW Career Connect is the new, online community for GW students, alumni, faculty, and friends to build a professional network, develop long-term mentors, access professional expertise, and receive industry knowledge and career guidance. With over 800 alumni from around the world (and growing) this platform is a unique engagement opportunity for GW students and alumni.

You will be able to post questions, schedule meetings, and potentially find a mentor in 14 industry communities:

  • Science & Engineering
  • Technology
  • Arts & Design
  • Consulting
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Healthcare
  • Law & Legal Services
  • Marketing & Advertising
  • Media & Communications
  • Museum Professionals
  • Politics & Government
  • Real Estate
  • Retail & Fashion

To join, students MUST attend an orientation workshop or meet with a career counselor to learn more about the platform and expectations. Sign in to Handshake to schedule an appointment or search the upcoming events list for ‘GW Career Connect’ to find qualifying events.

Alumni, faculty, or staff interested in joining should contact


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